10 December 2021 by Sally Prosser
This December, as my boots crunch through piles of shrivelled leaves and the temperature drops, I’m struck again how special it is to walk in winter. It’s easy to dread the onslaught of cold and inclement weather, but it’s the diversity of climatic changes that make this season so unique.
Read more as Ramblers Ambassador, Sally Prosser, takes us on a walk with the Tavistock Ramblers.
24 June 2021 by Kate Davis, delivery officer at the Ramblers
When arthritis threatened to stop walk leader Chris in his tracks, he was worried he was going to have to stop walking. But, during the pandemic, he realised that it’s the experience – not the mileage – that’s the most important thing to him.
25 May 2021 by Daniel Start
Where can you legally go wild swimming? How do you find the best spots? And how can I avoid getting into trouble? Follow our expert’s advice to find out. By Daniel Start
23 February 2021 by Dr Nick Summerton
The decades-old Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku is becoming increasingly popular in the western world for good reason. Spending more times in nature – especially among trees – can work wonders on our physical and mental health.
22 January 2021 by Lisa Wells
Wandering along the sandy beach with the sun setting in front of me, I was reminded that I don’t just walk to exercise the dogs. I walk for me and the peace I feel by simply putting one foot in front of the other.
In this blog, sunset chaser and Ramblers #walkinwinter ambassador, Lisa Wells, talks about what savouring the glow in winter means to her.
22 January 2021 by Sally Prosser
Not only have I survived being outdoors in December in the UK, I’ve relished every ramble during this allegedly Spartan time of the year. Being led on new routes to different places is one of the things I value most about being with Tavistock Ramblers. However, revisiting lanes, tracks, fields and tors during this striking season brings a new perspective.
16 December 2020 by Jo Moseley
Walking and hiking for me have always been about belonging and connection, to a place, to my family and more recently to my purpose and midlife wellbeing.
03 April 2020 by Dr Nick Summerton
Dr Nick Summerton is a GP in Yorkshire, public health physician and a Ramblers member. He is Walk magazine’s medical expert, and is making the most of walking daily close to home.
27 March 2020 by Nicky Teegan
Keen walker and Ramblers membership officer, Nicky gives tips on how to keep active at home.
26 March 2020 by Jade Deeley
On day 11 of self-isolation as a family with two children under four, Jade, senior fundraiser at the Ramblers talks about her experience of staying active in the home with kids and why it is so important to keep moving for our mental and physical health during this challenging time.